This course begins with the study of plant structure, learning about form and function. Both past and current methods of classification and their theoretical frameworks will be explored. Throughout the semester, in both lecture and lab/field, the tremendous diversity of land plants and the tools used to reconstruct the evolutionary history of plants will be examined. Lecture three hours, laboratory
THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
three hours. Prerequisite: BIO 2000 or permission of the instructor.